Political Ideology Today

Political Ideology Today

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Ian Adams examines the tenets of liberalism, socialism, conservatism, Marxism, anarchism, and fascism. This new edition covers recent developments in religious and sexual politics, environmentalism, animal rights, post-Marxism, communitarianism, multiculturalism, and postmodernism. Recent events covered include the Asian financial crisis, the Balkan wars, and the election of the New Labour government. Adams shows how contemporary ideological thinking is still thriving, and discusses prospects for future ideological developments, including the growth of small scale and local ideologies. -- .
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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 24.38mm | 512.56g
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0719060206
  • 9780719060205
  • 1,357,501

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Liberalism and democracy
3. Conservatism and the Right
4. Nationalism and internationalism
5. Varieties of socialism
6. Anarchism
7. Marxism
8. Racism and fascism
9. The New Right
10. Feminism and liberation ideology
11. Green politics and ecologism
12. Religious fundamentalism
13. Globalisation, postmodernity and the future of ideology
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About Ian Adams

Ian Adams is Lecturer in Politics at Durham University -- .
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